SHAUN WEBB wrote:
> Great, works well.
> Will there be documentation on how to implement this on a local install?
Yes! The short version is to set the two new 'ftp_*' options in the
config. I'll add a sample FTP server configuration to the Wiki as well.
And linked from the production server page.
> Quoting Nate Coraor <nate(a)bx.psu.edu>:
> >With the continued advancement of sequencing technology, we've seen the
> >size of files uploaded to Galaxy grow quite large. Although our current
> >file upload methods have worked fine for years, they are not well suited
> >for the extremely large files in common use today. Uploading directly
> >from the browser can be unreliable and browsers don't provide feedback
> >on upload progress and state like they do for downloads.
> >Because of this, we have implemented file uploads to Galaxy via FTP.
> >FTP will allow you to monitor as mentioned above, as well as resume
> >interrupted transfers. To get started using FTP, you'll need to have
> >registered a regular Galaxy account on our public server at:
> > http://main.g2.bx.psu.edu/
> >Once registered, you can initiate an FTP connection in your preferred
> >FTP client to the same host (main.g2.bx.psu.edu
) using your registered
> >email address and password for the login details.
> >Files uploaded to this server won't automatically be imported to Galaxy
> >- rather, you will be presented with a list of the contents of your FTP
> >directory on the standard "Upload File" tool interface. Files not
> >imported within 3 days will be cleaned up from the FTP site.
> >We hope that this service solves a crucial problem in data transfer
> >speed and reliability. Please report any problems or suggestions with
> >the service to us at:
> > galaxy-bugs(a)bx.psu.edu
> >Please note that it may not always be practical to use the public Galaxy
> >servers. If you're routinely working with very large data and having to
> >wait for it to upload, a local Galaxy server could be a more practical
> >solution. Instructions on installing your own server can be found at:
> > http://getgalaxy.org/
> > http://usegalaxy.org/production
> >In addition, with the recent announcement of Amazon's parallel upload
> >capability for the Simple Storage Service (S3), we are investigating
> >incorporating easy access to S3 buckets for Galaxy instances on the
> >Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). But you don't need to wait for the
> >pretty interface, you can already access contents of S3 buckets by
> >pasting links to their contents in the "URL/Text:" field of the
> >File" tool. For an example of how to do this, see the "Watch how the
> >complete analysis can be performed on the Amazon Cloud" screencast at:
> > http://usegalaxy.org/heteroplasmy
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